Court McGee vs Claudio Silva Pick, 5/22/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 27 Odds
Court McGee vs Claudio Silva
UFC Vegas 27
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, May 22, 2021
Court McGee will face off against Claudio Silva at UFC Vegas 27 on Saturday, May 22, 2021. The opening odds have McGee priced at -110 while Silva is priced at -110.
Court "The Crusher" McGee steps into the Octagon with a mark of 20-10-0. The 36-year-old weighs 170 lbs and stands 5'11". The orthodox fighter stretches 75". Claudio "Hannibal" Silva measures in at 5'11" and records a weight of 170 lbs. The southpaw fighter looks to add a victory to his record of 14-2-0. The 38-year-old has a reach of 71". In the category of significant strikes, Court McGee lands 4.90 per min while Claudio Silva is connecting on 3.14 significant strikes per minute. McGee connects on 36% of the significant strikes he attempts and Silva is connecting on 42%. Concerning the fighter's defense, "The Crusher" allows 3.94 significant strikes per min and "Hannibal" takes 3.12. McGee also deflects 61% of the significant strikes that are aimed in his direction while Silva is able to deflect 43% of the strikes thrown his way.
|UFC Vegas 27||Court McGee||Claudio Silva|
|Average Fight Time||13:47||10:47|
|Weight||170 lbs||170 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||4.90||3.14|
In terms of takedowns, Court McGee is the lesser skilled wrestler as he scores a takedown 1.60 times per 3 rounds. McGee is scoring a takedown on 21% of the times he tries and thwarting 63% of takedowns his opponents have tried. Silva is getting his opponent to the mat on 28% of his takedown tries and is stuffing 66% of all takedowns attempted on him. Regarding sub attempts, McGee is less likely to go for the finish by going for 0.4 submissions per 15 min while Silva looks to get 1.6 submissions per 15 min.
The last time he stepped into the Octagon, Court McGee fought Carlos Condit and wound up walking away in defeat by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Condit landed 88 of 230 total strikes that he threw in that contest. McGee walked away from this fight having landed 84 of 182 total strikes. In regard to significant strikes, Condit ended up landing 88 of 230, which gave him a percentage of 38%. He landed 50 of 173 significant strikes to the head. On the other side of the Octagon, McGee landed 46% of his significant strikes by connecting on 84 of 182. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he connected on 9 of 73 pointed at the head. 98% of the significant strikes connected on by Condit and 100% of them connected on by McGee were thrown at a distance.
In the last Octagon appearance for Claudio Silva, he faced off with James Krause and ended up losing the fight by unanimous decision in round 3. Silva ended up connecting on 29% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 64 of 214. He ended up landing 30 of 143 significant strikes aimed at the head. Krause ended up landing 94 of 159 significant strikes in that contest. Of all the significant strikes, he landed 73 of 135 to the head. In terms of the total strikes thrown in this fight, Krause ended up landing 96 of 162 while Silva ended up connecting on 66 of 216 total strikes.
Other fights to keep an eye on
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Bruno Silva goes up against Victor Rodriguez. Silva looks to add a win to his record of 11-5-2. The 31-year-old weighs in at 125 lbs and measures in at 5'4". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 65". Rodriguez measures 5'5" and steps on the scale at 125 lbs. The switch fighter walks into the cage with a record of 7-3-0. The 28-year-old reaches 67". In terms of takedowns, Bruno Silva is averaging a takedown 2.95 times per 3 rds while Victor Rodriguez takes his opponents to the mat 0.80 times per 3 rounds. In terms of striking, Silva tags his opponents 2.93 strikes per minute and landing 46% of the strikes that he attempts. On the other side of the cage we have Victor Rodriguez, who tags the opposition on 46% of the strikes he has tried and lands an average of 2.17 per min.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when Damir Hadzovic is set to square up in the Octagon with Yancy Medeiros. Medeiros comes into this bout with a record of 15-7-0. The 33-year-old records a weight of 155 lbs and measures 5'10". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 75". Hadzovic comes in at 5'9" and tips the scales at 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage holding a mark of 13-6-0. The 34-year-old reaches 70". In terms of grappling, Yancy Medeiros is able to stop 76% of his opponents' takedown attempts and is finishing his takedown attempts on 25% of the times he tries. Hadzovic is finishing his takedowns on 60% of the tries he takes and deflects 39% of takedowns his opponents have tried. With reference to striking, Medeiros is taking 5.38 strikes/minute while he is dealing 4.05 strikes/minute. Hadzovic, on the contrary, is absorbing 2.99 strikes per minute and connects on 2.99 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Claudio Silva (-110)
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